Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
The Professional Voice of Pharmacy
Ko te reo karanga o te roopu Kaitiaki Rongoa

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is a professional membership based association representing the pharmacy profession.

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Friday Newsroom Latest Edition

12 Oct 2018

Read the latest weekly news from Society. (PSNZ Login required)

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World Pharmacist's Day 25 September 2018

25 Sep 2018

The Fédération Internationale Pharmaceutique (FIP) are promoting World Pharmacist's Day in 2018 by focusing on the extensive expertise that pharmacists have and put to use every day to ensure better patient health. This expertise is applied through science and research, through educating the next generation, and through transforming patient needs into services. Read more about how we are celebrating in New Zealand.

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Pertussis/Whooping Cough - On Demand

There has been a gradual increase in the number of pertussis cases reported with approximately 120 cases per month in 2017.

Pertussis is a highly infectious disease that is spread by coughing and sneezing. Young babies are at the highest risk and the main focus is on protecting them.

Join this course to learn about the clinical features of pertussis including different presentations in the newborn, during childhood and in the adult, complications of pertussis, preventative measures available and treatment options for managing patients with pertussis.

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Substance Impaired Driving - On Demand

We all know about the risks of driving while drinking alcohol or taking illegal substances while driving. However prescription medication can also affect a persons ability to drive safely. Many people are not aware of the risks associated with driving while on prescription medication such as analgesics, antidepressants, antihistamines, heart medication e.g. beta blockers, anti-epileptics and anti-psychotics.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: vanity or something more important?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, often referred to as ‘PCOS’, is the most common endocrine disorder among young women. It is characterised by a range of metabolic abnormalities which can lead to long term health issues.

Join this live webinar presented by Dr Anna Fenton to learn about the importance of PCOS as a medical problem, the impact of this syndrome over a woman’s lifetime, recognise the various symptoms and understand the treatment options available. To be armed with knowledge to help your patients, enrol in this course now!

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